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This is Not That: A Brief Introduction to the Black Death
May 5, 2021
Brooks Memorial Library
The Black Death hit the Eurasian world in the fourteenth century and left long-term consequences. Dartmouth history professor Celia Gapsochkin presents an overview of the outbreak of the bubonic plague, and briefly compares it to the current Covid-19 pandemic.
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Illustration from the Nuremberg Chronicle; by Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514)